Protecting and enhancing natural ecosystems and biodiversity can increase resilience in Asia and the Pacific.
Bruce Dunn is currently Director of the Sustainable Development and Climate Change Department Safeguards Division, and coordinates on environmental and social safeguard policy issues for ADB operations. He is an environmental scientist with more than 20 years of experience in environmental impact assessment, natural resource management, and biodiversity conservation. He has worked extensively across Asia and the Pacific, with various development agencies and projects.
The widespread loss of natural ecosystems and biodiversity is much more than a conservation issue; countless lives and livelihoods depend on them.